COAL TOWNSHIP _ The Shamokin Area Middle/High School is on lockdown as of about 9:50 a.m. Wednesday due to a bullet being found in the hallway outside of a classroom.

According to a post on the district website, administration and Coal Township Police are performing a search and sweep.

"To ensure everyones safety, all students will remain in their current classrooms," the message says.

The district says another message will be posted at the conclusion of the search and sweep.

Due to the lockdown, no one is permitted into or out of the building.

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